FREEDOM'S WAY NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

BY THE NUMBERS

994 square miles; 636,160 acres

24.72 percent (158,531 acres) permanently protected conservation lands (easements, public ownership, and conservation trust ownership)

23 local land trusts

3 National Wildlife Refuges encompassing 7,700 acres
Assabet, Great Meadows , Oxbow

21 state parks, state forests, and other state‐level public recreation areas

1 National Historical Park (Minute Man National Historical Park)

13 regional trails, about 121 miles

17 National Historic Landmarks

337 listings in the National Register of Historic Places

61 historic districts

39 local governments with historical or heritage commissions

21 locally designated historic districts

6 Certified Local Governments

16,225 surveyed historic sites and areas

155 farms serving the general public, plus 28 farmers’ markets

woburn_horn-pond_600px
woburn_count-rumford-birthplace_600px
decordova-sculpture_600px

CONTACT

Freedom's Way National Heritage Area
94 Jackson Road, Suite 311
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-3654

QUICK LINKS

SEARCH